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Another Amazing Year for Deerness Gymnastics Academy

  Highlights of 2015: • 3 Silver and 1 Bronze medal in World and European Championships • 22 gymnasts represented Great Britain on the international stage • 3 senior women medallists in acrobatics and tumbling • Head of acrobatics named as British Gymnastics Coach of the Year • 9 year old tumbler named as the […]

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Deerness Honoured Again at Local Heroes Awards

Deerness Gymnastics Academy was recognised once again at the annual Northern Echo Local Heroes Awards. Taking place at the Dolphin Centre in Darlington last week the awards the 16th year of the awards saw sports stars, enthusiasts and administrators from across the North-East honoured at a glittering ceremony. Mary Young won the Most Promising Newcomer award […]

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A Trio of Tumbling Silvers at the World Tumbling Championships

  Three tumblers from Deerness Gymnastics Academy have returned from the World Championships with a silver medal whilst competing for Great Britain. Rachel Davies, aged 17, from Langley Park became a senior world Silver medallist as Great Britain’s women’s senior tumbling team were crowned world silver medallists at the 2015 Trampoline, Tumbling & DMT World […]

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Tumblers Take Podium Places in the Loule Cup

Deerness tumblers competing for Great Britain in the 10th Loule Cup returned with Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in the international tournament that took place last month in Portugal. James Richardson took the Gold in the Under 13s category, with Matilda Hamilton taking the Silver as a Junior and it was a Bronze for Lauren […]

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Deerness Gymnasts Fly the Flag for their Club in Germany

  Twelve gymnasts from Deerness Gymnastics Academy competed in Germany last weekend flying the flag for their club in an international acrobatic competition. At the 16th International Gutenberg competition more than 300 athletes from 31 clubs from 5 different nations competed over three days. Competing for Deerness as a Men’s Group Steven Dixon, Paul Dixon, […]

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Gymnast Is Going For Gold

  A Deerness gymnastic gold medallist is hoping for glory at the upcoming Acrobatic World Championships 2016 in China next Spring, thanks to the assistance of a local charity group. The Rotary Club of Durham has presented Nathan Brady (17), a gold-medal-winning Acrobatic Gymnast from Esh Winning who trains at Deerness Gymnastics Academy in Ushaw […]

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Regional Gymnastics Competitions A Success For Deerness

Over 800 of the region’s most promising gymnasts from 22 gymnastics clubs across north east england took part in two regional competitions hosted by Deerness Gymnastics Academy last month. 863 children aged 4-16 competed in both the acrobatics and tumbling events over two days in October,  in friendly events designed to give the young gymnasts […]

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Fifteen Tumblers Receive GB Call Up

Seven North East tumblers will be representing Great Britain in the World Tumbling Championships later this year and a further eight will represent GB in an international tournament in Portugal later this month. The fifteen gymnasts are all from Deerness Gymnastics Academy, in Ushaw Moor, County Durham. Following their performance at recent trials and at […]

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Acrobatic Pair Return as Senior European Bronze Medallists

Two gymnasts from Deerness Gymnastics Academy have become the club’s first female acrobats to win a senior all-round competition medal on the international stage. Abbi Greaves, 15, from Ushaw Moor and Chelsea Fisher, 19, from Darlington competed in the Women’s Pair at the 2015 Senior European Championships last week and won Bronze in the all-around […]

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Six Gymnasts Head to European Acrobatic Championships

Six gymnasts from Deerness Gymnastics Academy have been selected to represent Great Britain in the Acrobatic European Championships taking place in Riesa, Germany later this week between September 25 and October 4, 2015. The gymnasts selected for the age group competition are: Nathan Brady, Ryan Dury, Michael Gill & Finn Gavin who will compete in […]

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